Mortgage interest rates have varied greatly over time. Even if rates climb in the coming year, they will come nowhere near the rates of the 1980’s.
Local RE/MAX Agents Featured in National Report The CHRIS WYLIE TEAM Listed Among ‘America’s Best Real Estate Agents’ Houston, Texas, July 22, 2014 – The Chris Wylie Team, with RE/MAX Partners, is among more than 1,900 RE/MAX Associates and teams featured in the 2014 “America’s Best Real Estate Agents” rankings released July 8. The Chris […]
Smart Technology Into Your Home The latest trend in home remodeling isn’t a color scheme or granite counter tops. It’s turning your home into something out of a science fiction movie. Smart homes are finally here, and homeowners are surprised at how affordable it is to convert an existing “dumb home” into a cutting-edge, smart […]
Home Maintenance for First Time Home Buyers When it comes to buying a home, especially for a first-time home buyer, the most important thing to them to is the layout, space, comfort, detail and design, and location. Most first-time home buyers get so excited about owning a home that they overlook the important aspects of […]
FHA 203K Rehabilitation Loan One of the quickest, though not the easiest, ways to build equity in a home is to buy a home in distress and rehab it. Investors often refer to this process and “fixing and flipping” a property. They buy distressed properties, bring them back to life and sell them quickly for a tidy […]
Making Sense of the HUD-1 With the amount of paperwork that is shuffled at a real estate closing, it is easy to become intimidated when it comes time to close a real estate transaction. Don’t be intimidated. Most of this is the standard boilerplate and legalese. Most closing attorneys will breeze through this, expecting you […]
Extra Home Buying Expenses When you buy a home, you expect to pay the purchase price. But purchasing a house has many other expenses that you may not expect. Many home buyers are surprised by expenses that come up during and after the purchase of a house. Some of the additional expenses to expect when you buy […]